The 12 best activities and events to experience in Middelburg

There is plenty to do in Middelburg! Make your city trip unforgettable by visiting the city at a well-known event. Or get to know Middelburg better by participating in an activity that lets you experience a completely different side of the city. We have made a selection of activities, tours and tours that will ensure that your day in Middelburg stays in your memory forever. Check out our tips and recommendations.

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The mussel festivals are a true concept in Middelburg. For three days there is delicious food, dancing and music made by street musicians.

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Formerly a shooting range, inn and hospital, nowadays a grand-café and cinema with a beautiful view over the city centre from the tower.

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Zeeland Jazz

Step into a soul and jazz world during this multi-day event in June. Jazz legends create a beautiful swinging atmosphere in June.

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Lange Jan

Located in the middle of the historic centre of Middelburg stands the abbey tower de Lange Jan. You can climb the 90.5 meter high tower yourself.

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De Drvkkery

This is a special cultural meeting place in Middelburg. There are book presentations, activities, music performances and a brasserie.


Sjakie's Chocolademuseum

Visit the most delicious chocolate museum in the world. Experience the whole story from bean to chocolate in an atmospheric space.


Rondvaart Middelburg

Learn about the historic buildings and warehouses from the VOC time during a nostalgic cruise through the beautiful canals or rent a canoe yourself.


5 places in Middelburg that make lunch and coffee unique

Volkssterrenwacht Philippus Lansbergen

Every Friday evening at the Observatory the doors are open to admire the starry sky in the Observatory in clear weather.


Desafinado Jazz Eetcafe

The combination of music, food and drinks creates a cozy casual atmosphere. Swing along with the live music and enjoy a delicious beer.



Explore Middelburg and surroundings with a rental bike or e-bike from De Cycle Hub. In addition to a workshop, there is also a storage room and bicycle café with sunny terrace.


Cinema Middelburg

Take a movie together? In this cinema, the better arthouse films are shown daily in the small hall with its characteristic beamed ceiling.


Recommended for a delicious lunch in Middelburg

Muziekpodium De Spot

There's always something fun to do in this small temple for music, theatre and dance. On stage there were already many established names and young talent.

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